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NBC
Oct 2, 2012 5:30pm PDT
horse. >> climb trees or hike, fish or swim. >> reporter: bob hinkle isn't writing the twang's obituary just yet. >> you bear down on them r's a little bit, drop your g's and just slow down and talk to where people can understand you. >> reporter: the 82-year-old taught old hollywood to talk texan. >> sometimes i lean to one side of it, sometimes i lean to the other. >> reporter: stars like paul newman and james dean spent weeks perfecting the twang. >> i'm not complaining. >> reporter: patricia neal even thanked him when she won the 1963 oscar for best actress. >> you look pretty good without your shirt on, you know? >> i think the twang is getting lost a little bit. >> reporter: now, even at iconic locals like the boot shop or the bbq joint the accent could be from anywhere. >> how is your day going today? >> reporter: a shift in the linguistic landscape, as the iconic texas twang, y'all is fixin' to fade away. janet shamlian nbc news, houston. >>> that's our broadcast from the old northeast on a tuesday night. thank you for being here with us. i'm brian williams, we, of cour
NBC
Oct 1, 2012 6:30pm EDT
voices says his role is to channel the great hosts of the past, like bob hope and johnny carson. >>> up next, an update on a little girl who wanted very much to switch glasses when we first met. it's our "making a difference" report tonight. wouldn't it be cool if we took the nissan altima and reimagined nearly everything in it? gave it greater horsepower and best in class 38 mpg highway... advanced headlights... and zero gravity seats? yeah, that would be cool. ♪ introducing the completely reimagined nissan altima. it's our most innovative altima ever. nissan. innovation that excites. ♪ with less chronic osteoarthritis pain. imagine living your life with less chronic low back pain. imagine you, with less pain. cymbalta can help. cymbalta is fda-approved to manage chronic musculoskeletal pain. one non-narcotic pill a day, every day, can help reduce this pain. tell your doctor right away if your mood worsens, you have unusual changes in mood or behavior or thoughts of suicide. antidepressants can increase these in children, teens, and young adults. cymbalta is not approved fo
NBC
Oct 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
past, like bob hope and johnnie carson. >>> up next, an update on a little girl who >>> finally here tonight we asked our team in afghanistan this week to check in on some friends of ours. they don't have parents of their own, but they do have a close family all around them. in kabul, of all places. and when we first aired their story, you responded in a big way, donating hundreds of thousands of dollars to these kids, and the woman who is making a difference in their lives. we first met the girls of the orphanage three years ago. oh, you want me to put on your glasses, and you're going to put on my glasses. how do we look? they were just being girls. but just the same, their life took place inside an orphanage in afghanistan. we met and got to know the woman who runs the place andaja ferree. today we're happy to report all of the children are thriving. for one, the girl with the glasses, has since come to visit us here in the u.s. she is firmly focused on getting into college. she loves math and english. and the law. >> i want to be a lawyer in the future. i want to help my poor peo
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